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Safranski Tire and Auto provides U-Joint Replacement services to Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Safranski Tire and Auto

Universal joints, often referred to as u-joints, are flexible couplings that serve an important role on your vehicle. One of the primary duties of a u-joint is to transmit the rotational force between the transmission, the driveshaft, and the differentials, which are responsible for turning your vehicle’s drive wheels. As a critical linking component, a u-joint should be flexible enough to compensate for angle and alignment changes between the driveshaft and differentials. U-joints consist of four legs, or trunnions, that extend from the center cross, or body. The legs are covered with bearing caps and are housed within the yoke, which is designed to pivot and spin as they rotate with the driveshaft. Although many original equipment u-joints are sealed, some aftermarket u-joints are greasable and should be lubricated periodically. Understanding the type of u-joints on your vehicle will help you determine the proper maintenance intervals and decide when a u-joint should be replaced.

Why Should You Have U-Joint Replacement Services Performed at Safranski Tire and Auto?

Clicking, squeaking, and grinding noises while driving are warning signs that your u-joints may require replacement. The cost of replacing your u-joint can be cheaper than the major repairs you may face if a worn u-joint is left untreated. Vibrations and rattling noises are key indicators of a faulty u-joint. Grinding noises may be an indication of metal on metal, which will cause u-joints to wear out quickly. Because they are subject to torque and force from the engine, u-joints may bend. On older vehicles, u-joints will rust, adding surface resistance onto the joints, making them less able to turn as they once did. Routine inspections of your u-joints have been known to prevent more expensive repairs. Replacing your u-joints at the first sign of trouble will also help prevent failure in your vehicle’s driveline. When you need new u-joints, give us a call.

We proudly service the U-Joint Replacement needs of customers in Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Manitowoc WI | Two Rivers WI | Valders WI | and surrounding areas

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Safranski Tire and Auto in Manitowoc, WI

Come see Safranski Tire and Auto for your next automotive service. We're a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing you with the best new tires and auto repair services. We proudly serve local drivers and travelers across Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and surrounding areas. Whether you need new tires or a new transmission, the professionals at Safranski Tire and Auto are here to help. Use our website to shop for tires online, and learn more about our many automotive services. Schedule your appointment with us today.

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Phone: (920) 682-0233
Fax: (920) 682-1818
Address: 3820 Calumet Ave
Manitowoc, WI 54220
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